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Australian Guineas Day 2012 Tips

Australian Guineas Day 2012 Tips

The Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival action steps up a notch this Saturday, March 3, with a bumper eight-even card to take place for Australian Guineas Day 2012, the Races.com.au team’s Flemington tips for which can be found below.

Helmet is headline horse at Flemington on Saturday - but can they win the 2012 Australian Guineas?

While the meeting is ...

Caulfield Race Results – Manighar Is 2012 Carlyon Cup Winner

Caulfield Race Results – Manighar Is 2012 Carlyon Cup Winner

Manighar has continued his first-up success to win the 2012 Carlyon Cup at Caulfield racecourse on CF Orr Stakes Day today.

The six-year-old gelding, who is now trained in Australia by Peter Moody, won the race in front of Shadowfax, who placed second, and Veewap, who finished third.

Manighar finished fifth in the $6 million Melbourne Cup...

John Dillon Stakes 2012 Field & Odds – Southern Speed Resumes Racing

John Dillon Stakes 2012 Field & Odds – Southern Speed Resumes Racing

This Thursday’s Australia Day race meeting at Caulfield is set to host the race return of Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed, the classy mare one of favourites to win the 2012 John Dillon Stakes despite it being an unsuitable race for the 2012 Australian Cup-bound champ.

Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed kicks off her 2012 Australian Cup campaign ...

Pied A Terre Tops 2012 Chester Manifold Stakes Odds

Pied A Terre Tops 2012 Chester Manifold Stakes Odds

Peter Snowden’s undefeated colt Pied A Terre may have drawn a horror barrier for their Saturday assignment in the Chester Manifold Stakes 2012, but the boom youngster has still opened at the top of the betting for the Flemington feature.

An impressive winner of all three of their Melbourne career starts to date, Ad Valorem gelding Pied A ...

Chester Manifold Stakes 2012 Nominations

Chester Manifold Stakes 2012 Nominations

While Queensland’s the Gold Coast will come to life this Saturday with the iconic BMW Magic Millions Race Day, Victorian race fans will be keeping an eye on Flemington as the 2012 Chester Manifold Stakes takes place.

Danzylum will shoot for an unprecedented third straight Chester Manifold Stakes win this Saturday

Nominations for the $150,000 Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) ...

Monton 2011 Villiers Stakes winner

Monton 2011 Villiers Stakes winner

Punters who gambled late on Luxbet shortener Monton must had conceded defeat at the half way mark of the Group 2 $175,000 2011 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

While champion hoop Hugh Bowman had a stellar day with four winners, his win on Monton was more about the horse than the jockey.

Caught four wide without cover, ...

2011 Villiers Stakes Odds & Betting

2011 Villiers Stakes Odds & Betting

The premier event for punters happening this weekend is the Villiers Stakes 2011 running at Warwick Farm as part of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival, and bookies around the country have now opened markets on the handicap showdown.

Scheduled to run as Warwick Farm Race 6 at 4:25pm, the $175,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) features a ...

2011 Villiers Stakes Field & Barriers – Monton Draws Horror Gate 18

2011 Villiers Stakes Field & Barriers – Monton Draws Horror Gate 18

Randwick-based trainer Ron Quinton’s prayers for a favourable Villiers Stakes 2011 barrier draw for his hopeful Monton have not been answered, the last-start stakes winner coming up with the horror gate 18 of 19.

Monton has drawn the horror barrier 18 of 19 for the 2011 Villiers Stakes on Saturday

Last seen running away to win the Listed Festival ...

2011 Villiers Stakes Weights Released

2011 Villiers Stakes Weights Released

Following Monday’s Warwick Farm nominations for the Villiers Stakes 2011 running this Saturday, weights for the Sydney summer feature have now been released with the Gai Waterhouse-trained King Lionheart and Montonsharing the 58kg topweight for the quality handicap showdown.

Festival Stakes winner Monton is equal topweight for the Villiers Stakes 2011 this Saturday

There were a total of ...

Shadowfax Aiming for Winter Championship

Shadowfax Aiming for Winter Championship

Former New Zealand galloper Shadowfax will be aimed at the Winter Championship after claiming another easy win at Caulfield on Saturday.

Now trained by Mark Kavanagh, Shadowfax had little trouble in recording his second successive win on a rain affected Caulfield track.

Sent out a $1.70 favourite, Michael Rodd settled his mount in midfield before producing a powerful finishing burst ...